Utah coach Kyle Whittingham called Thursday the best workout for his team since fall camp began.
That’s the good news.
Now for the bad. The Utes saw offensive lineman Carlos Lozano quit the team after three consecutive days in the pit. Lozano — who has made news because of his size — wasn’t allowed to practice because of his weight coming into camp.
And he’s not the only Utah football player who could be finished with the sport. After suffering his third concussion in the span of a year, linebacker Reshawn Hooker is out indefinitely and could take a medical redshirt, Whittingham said.
This is the sophomore’s second concussion since March. It occurred in a routine play and a routine tackle.
Whittingham — who challenged his team on Monday — was happy with the overall progress.
He praised quarterback Travis Wilson, calling it his best day of camp, and said Kelvin York has clearly separated himself from the pack at running back. The Utes will go to full pads for the first time on Saturday.
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